The 3 Most Buzzed About Shows From Day 2 of Milan Fashion Week

And the fashion train rolls on! From Constructivism at Fendi to Communist activisim-cum-Britney Spears feminism at Prada, the energy in the air on the second day of Milan Fashion Week fairly crackled and popped.
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And the fashion train rolls on! From Constructivism at Fendi to Communist activisim-cum-

Fendi Designers: Karl Lagerfeld and Silvia Venturini Fendi

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    Prada Designer: Miuccia Prada

    • "Prada brought a dose of hipness to Milan Fashion Week on Thursday with a collection that mixed prints inspired by street art murals with a sporty style." [AFP]
    • "Originally renown as a minimalist designer, Prada went to town in this avant-garde collection full of glitter and glam." [AP]
    • "The collection was a walking update on a sort of pop-art inspired, political-art themed show, with playful ornamentation that worked on one level as think-piece on women and politics--and a larger commentary about women and what they actually want to wear." [The Daily Beast]
    • "This was an orgy of colour, embellishment, sportswear, streetwear, glamour, elegance and cool." [ELLEuk.com]
    • "Stood as a repudiation of milquetoast fashion." [FT.com]
    • "Instead of the ugly aesthetic for which she is famed, these clothes were weirdly beautiful." [

      International Herald Tribune]

    • "This was one of those seminal Prada shows that people will look back upon as a point when fashion went in a new direction. One where dynamic color, artistic ingenuity, and the force of a buzzing metropolis combined, to make one hell of a fashion moment." [NOWFASHION]
    • "A slap in the face, Cher style. It put across a strong physical attitude, not merely a tough-girl snarl." [On The Runway/The New York Times]
    • "This collection was about women, but it was also about art — the two things Prada clearly cares about the most." [POPSUGAR Fashion]
    • "The contrast with Prada's men's show in June couldn't have been more striking. Miuccia made her males essentially passive participants in a dreamy, erotic reverie. Today, her women were ready to kick ass and rule." [Style.com]
    • "Although she wanted to be 'nasty' and 'uncommercial,' she ended up with some of the most beautiful dresses she’s ever made." [Vogue.com]
    • "There are 'good Pradas' and 'better Pradas' and this one was a hit--so good, in fact, that '100% amazingness' was all we could come up with for Instagram immediately afterwards." [Vogue.com UK]
    • "In an explosion of guts and sartorial glory, Miuccia Prada celebrated a new-age power woman who wears her audacity and feminine strength more as beacon than armor." [WWD]